Crème de la Corvallis, Week of Nov 29

I FUDGED IT: Thirsty Thursday trivia that was listed on Nov 29 has been removed. The event is not ongoing.

Thursday, November 29

Rusty Hinges

Calapooia Brewing Company, 140 NE Hill St., Albany. 7:30 p.m. Free.

One of the area’s hardest working bands does the Calapooia thing, and so you should too. For more info visit,

Ben Mustchelr Trio

Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m. $5.

The press release read: “Come to Bombs away café for a blind fish being used as musical scales.” That’s really all you need to know, I think. Check out for more info.

The Irrelevant Podcast Hosts a Comedy Open Mic.

DeMaggio’s New York Pizza, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis.  9:30 – 11:30 p.m. Free.

The Corvallis comedy scene is on fire. Get in on the ground floor! For more info, visit    

Friday, November 30

Back Again

DeMaggio’s New York Pizza, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m. $5.

If you love classic rock (and you do), this is your jam. Pinky swear, and I’ve got two of ‘em. For more info visit,  

Fortunes Folly

Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m. $5.

This Eugenian rock band has an amazing vocalist, which is something you can discover for yourself here: For all the infoz,                   

Saturday, December 1


Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m. $5.

In a world where everyone is “experimental” or “progressive” without much cause, enter Vintersea, a truly progressive metal band that will hand you your ^$@!. Absolutely love these folks, and I’m convinced you will, too. for the tunes, for the updates.

The Incompatibles

DeMaggio’s New York Pizza, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9:30 p.m. Free.

As much as I love Vintersea, The Incompatibles make the 9-10pm slot a really tough choice this Saturday. Really fun band! For more info visit,            

Sunday, December 2

Auditions: Nightfall with Edgar Allen Poe.

Withycombe Hall, 173, 30th and Campus Way, Corvallis.  6 p.m. Free.

Think you’re ready to be one of the five performers that’ll be juggling a total of twelve roles? This is your chance to find out. If you’re an OSU student, staff members, or just local community folk, you’re invited to this cold-reading style audition. You can get a hold of a full script ahead of time by visiting the Theatre Arts office in Withycombe Hall 145. For more info contact,  

Monday, December 3

Audition: The Rocky Horror Picture Show Experience Shadow Cast

Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2 St., Corvallis. 7 p.m.

Another awesome audition opportunity. If you’re not familiar, Shadow Cast is a freakishly sensual take on the classic. Be sure to check out for more information and additional casting dates.            

Tuesday, December 4

Advocate Community

Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 6:30 p.m. Free.

Games, a free raffle, prizes, awesome eynote speakers like Mayor Biff Traber, and Pegasus Arts Curator Paige Shumway, and General badass and School Board President Vince Adams. Come out and show your support for the paper, as well as about ten other wonderful causes. For more info visit, 

Wednesday, December 5

Mental Health First
Aid Training

Waldo Hall, 400, 2250 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Free.

Invisible illnesses can be a lot harder to recognize or assist. If you’re looking to increase your awareness or learn how to better help someone suffering from depression, anxiety, or suicidal thoughts, this is where you are going to want to be this Wednesday. For more info visit,  

Death Café

Interzone, 1563 NW Monroe St., Corvallis. Every Wednesday.

Death Cafe is just about the best death positive meetup out there, and we’re very lucky to have one here in town. As they say, they’re not a “support group, debate society, sales pitch, religious or anti-religious organization.” They do not have a therapeutic agenda. This is simply about gathering with equally curious people. No matter your thoughts or experiences with mortality, you’re welcome and invited. There’s also cake and coffee within reach. Death Cafe Corvallis can be reached via or 

Thursday, December 6

Randy McCoy & Company

Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. Free.

There’s no better way to spend your Thursday evening than hanging out at Imagine and enjoying some great coffee and wonderful tunes. Except for maybe winning the lottery and swimming in chocolate pudding, but neither of those are going to happen for you. For more info visit,